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Lightning and the redwood tree

Feb 13th, 2012 | By

Just over a fortnight ago during a freak storm, a bolt of lightning hit a 125 year-old giant redwood in Sheffield Park and Garden near Haywards Heath in East Sussex. At over eighty foot tall, the tree was the second tallest in the garden so when the lightning struck, the force caused the tree to shatter.